Recent Posts by Ken Mafli

Ken Mafli is a Data Security Evangelist at Townsend Security and their Senior Digital Marketing Manager. For the last five years he has helped enterprise level clients around the world secure their data with Townsend Security’s encryption and key management systems. He regularly writes on the topics of data security trends, cryptography, and the changing landscape of the industry.

Database Security—Repelling a Breach with Defense-in-Depth

Lily Hay Newman, in a recent article in Wired, pegs “poorly secured databases that connect directly to the internet” as a main culprit for many of today’s mega data breaches. Why? Robust database security offers a defense-in-depth strategy should an attacker breach your perimeter defenses. But if the security measures are left unused, the sensitive data presents an easy target for hackers to go after.

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